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  1. Oregon State hopes to take flight

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State guard Jared Cunningham jumps awfully high and soars for a highlight-reel dunk. Nothing new there. But what is also generating buzz in Corvallis is that this Beavers team under coach Craig Robinson could be a legitimate contender in...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  2. Nevada fans' court storm was debatable

    Diamond Leung

    Nevada fans rushed the court Friday after the Wolf Pack completed a comeback overtime victory against Washington, as it was a big win for a team coming off a 13-win season. But was it big enough to justify such a celebration? Washington wasn't a r...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  3. Nevada draws 'Fab Five' comparison

    Diamond Leung

    Nevada Tuesday was named the popular pick among WAC coaches to unseat perennial conference champion Utah State this season, as the Wolf Pack topped the preseason poll. Reigning WAC freshman of the year Deonte Burton was selected as preseason playe...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  4. Shattered backboard was really no joke

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State guard Roberto Nelson shattering a backboard while dunking in Macedonia last month was a legendary moment that happened to be captured on video. We eventually got to watch the glass rain down on Nelson and see the bloody mess on YouTube. ...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  5. Stew Morrill: USU won't be favorite in WAC

    Diamond Leung

    Utah State, which has won four straight conference titles in the WAC, will not be favored to continue its domination of the league if coach Stew Morrill is correct about what he sees as an Aggies team filled with question marks. "For the first tim...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  6. Roberto Nelson breaks backboard, bloodied

    Diamond Leung

    Before Oregon State guard Roberto Nelson begins an important sophomore season, the former top-100 recruit went on a service trip to Macedonia with some teammates and decided to have some fun while they were out there during a pick-up game. Who kne...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  7. Roberto Nelson hits trick shot in Macedonia

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State teammates Joe Burton, Kevin McShane and Roberto Nelson are currently on a service trip in Skopje, Macedonia. Their assignment along, with the rest of the athletes there as part of the Beavers Without Borders program, is to help a family ...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  8. Not a graceful finish for Oregon State

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State capped off its 11-20 season with a 78-69 loss to top-seeded Arizona that saw sophomore big man Joe Burton ejected in the Pac-10 tournament quarterfinal. From The Associated Press: Burton was assessed a flagrant foul and got ejected f...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  9. Oregon State to wear turquoise uniforms

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State for at least one game is going away from its traditional orange and black colors in order to make a bold statement. The Beavers will wear Nike turquoise uniforms while playing Texas Southern in the Nike N7 game on Tuesday that serves ...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  10. Oregon State's Jared Cunningham can jump

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State coach Craig Robinson has managed to assemble a level of talent on the Beavers roster that the program hasn't seen for some time. Exhibit A: This YouTube highlight tape of guard Jared Cunningham playing in a summer league in San Franci...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  11. Oregon State to redshirt freshman Nelson?

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State coach Craig Robinson might have some pull with the POTUS, but it's been a slow go with the NCAA clearinghouse and the eligibility questions surrounding highly regarded freshman Roberto Nelson. Nelson, a 6-foot-4 guard and the jewel of...

    Blog | December 29, 2009